lather lather  /ˈlæ ðər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the froth produced by soaps or detergents
  2. (n) agitation resulting from active worry
  3. (n) a workman who puts up laths
  4. (n) the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)
  5. (v) beat severely with a whip or rod
  6. (v) form a lather
  7. (v) exude sweat or lather
  8. (v) rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning

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Usage(s):

  1. Bobby Knight works himself into a hell of a competitive lather.
  2. Sample bleat post: I've never been convinced of the link between lather and shampoo-power.
  3. So the finders aren't fanatics, it seems, even if they've got the rest of us in a lather.

News

  1. A good day to wash your dog at Lou Bachrodt

    Giving your dog a bath, not the most fun way to spend your Saturday.   Why not let someone else do it for you. For 9 years, pet owners have gathered to bathe their beagles, lather their Labradors and scrub
    on June 9, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

  2. Warm weather forecast for today: River-dwellers advised to be aware of cold water temps

    Lather on the sunscreen and stay hydrated -- it's supposed to be hot today. Temperatures are forecast to reach 102 degrees in Willow Creek, 99 in Garberville, 75 in Fortuna and 67 in McKinleyville, according to the National Weather Service.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Eureka Times-Standard

  3. Get Fit Friday 6/7/13

    Sunshine is in the forecast, but how many of you take the time to lather on sunscreen? Sandy is at UnityPoint Health Methodist for a doctor's visit in this week's Get Fit Friday.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WEEK News 25 Central Illinois

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